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Old Clock Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Swerford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9779 / 51°58'40"N

Longitude: -1.451 / 1°27'3"W

OS Eastings: 437805

OS Northings: 231189

OS Grid: SP378311

Mapcode National: GBR 6S9.ZZQ

Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.SKS3

Entry Name: Old Clock Cottage

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252013

Location: Swerford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Swerford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SWERFORD EAST END
SP3731
9/197 Old Clock Cottage

GV II

Shown on Ordnance Survey map as Old Clock Cottage and Hill View.
House. c.1630, altered C18 and extended c.1800. Coursed squared marlstone with
some wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile and Welsh-slate roofs with brick
stacks. 3-unit plan extended to L-plan. 2 storeys plus attic and 3 storeys.
3-window front of earlier lower range has 3 casements at ground floor: one with
3 leaded lights, another renewed, and a 2-light casement with margin lights.
Doorway to right of centre. At first floor are 3 leaded cross windows, 2 with
renewed frames. Tiled roof has gable parapets, stacks to right of centre and to
both gables, and a C20 roof dormer. End of added wing forms a fourth bay to
right and has a large first-floor bay window supported on a carved console; a
wide opening below with a carved lintel has been reduced. 3-window return front
has segmental-arched 12-pane sashes at first-floor, a 9-pane sash and 2 blocked
windows above, and at ground floor has 2 segmental-arched casements and a
doorway. Hipped slated roof. Rear has a gabled canted stair projection. Interior
not inspected but described in Wood-Jones as having through passage, moulded
beams, winder, stair and butt-purlin roofs.
(R. Wood-Jones, Traditional Domestic Architecture of the Banbury Region, 1963,
pp.90-2).


Listing NGR: SP3780531189

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